Auction 154, Lot 625

"Jerusalem en Syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de

Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land

Period: 1687 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 14.2 inches
46.7 x 36.1 cm

Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with attractive color and minor soiling. Issued folding, now pressed, with professional repairs to several short separations and small holes along the folds, as well as a few adjacent tears less than 1" in length.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/16/2015